The Biggest Stories of August 12, 2014
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India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 29, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today assess a plan to give 10 holy cities a massive facelift. These include Varanasi, the Uttar Pradesh town that voted him to Parliament in the national election.
World | Reuters | Friday August 15, 2014
More than 1,000 Philippine and Indian workers were evacuated to Malta on Friday from Libya, whose parliament has sought United Nation help to protect civilians from fighting between armed factions.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday August 14, 2014
Parliament today approved a new proposal that dramatically changes how judges are appointed. The proposal which was cleared by the Lok Sabha on Wednesday was approved by the Rajya Sabha today.
Friday August 8, 2014
Sachin Tendulkar was nominated to the Upper House of the Indian Parliament in April 2012 but the former India cricketer, who retired last year, has attended only three sessions.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 7, 2014
The government has declared that the civil services examination will be held as per schedule on August 24. The parliament was informed today that consultations will be held with various parties and stakeholders on the matter after the current session...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 3, 2014
Admitting it was a mistake that no Indian Prime Minister visited Nepal for 17 long years, Narendra Modi promised Sunday that "this will not happen again".
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 31, 2014
A joint executive MBA programme announced by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and the Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) will be offered in 2015, the Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 27, 2014
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan should designate a member of the Lower House of Parliament as Leader of the Opposition even if "there is no clear applicable rule", feels one of her predecessors Somnath Chatterjee.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 25, 2014
Government will not accept breach of any Indian law relating to privacy of people by US agencies under their surveillance programmes and the same has been conveyed to US government, Parliament was informed today.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Pakistan has violated the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir 19 times since the new government took over and the Indian side retaliated appropriately in each case, Parliament was informed today.
India | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Random Indian pre-flight safety checks have caught 99 tipsy pilots since 2011, the national aviation minister told Parliament on Monday.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will not attend the BRICS summit in Brazil next week as his presence will be required in Parliament for passage of the Budget.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Over 10,000 foreigners were arrested by Indian security agencies last year for violating provisions of the Foreigners Act and immigration control rules, the government told Parliament today.
Sandeep Phukan | Thursday June 19, 2014
The dates for the first budget session of the 16th Lok Sabha were finalised at a meeting of the Union cabinet tonight, but will be formally announced only after President Pranab Mukherjee gives his approval. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present...
Friday June 13, 2014
Endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of India outlined in his address to Parliament, India Inc said efforts to improve farm productivity, rein in price rise and impart skills to youth will transform the nation in the days to come.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 9, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today said the government will set up IITs and IIMs in every state of the country, and will also formulate a national education policy to meet the challenges posed by lack of quality, research and innovation in Indian educa...
Monday June 9, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today addressed the joint sitting of Parliament, listing out the priorities of Narendra Modi-led government.
Deepu M Kurup | Thursday June 5, 2014
She has acted in 60 films and 40 Television series. Her two daughters - Riya and Raima - are also actresses.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday February 22, 2014
India has slammed Pakistan for allowing terrorist Masood Azhar, accused of planning the brazen attack on the Indian Parliament in December 2001, to address an anti-India rally in late January.